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Guest staying long (by Sachin [MN]) May 24, 2018 11:36 AM
       Guest staying long (by Vee [OH]) May 24, 2018 12:23 PM
       Guest staying long (by David [KY]) May 24, 2018 12:39 PM
       Guest staying long (by NC INVESTOR [NC]) May 24, 2018 1:17 PM
       Guest staying long (by Moshe [CA]) May 24, 2018 1:33 PM
       Guest staying long (by Sachin [MN]) May 24, 2018 1:58 PM
       Guest staying long (by NC INVESTOR [NC]) May 24, 2018 2:23 PM
       Guest staying long (by small potatoes [NY]) May 24, 2018 2:55 PM
       Guest staying long (by Vee [OH]) May 24, 2018 7:13 PM
       Guest staying long (by Sachin [MN]) May 25, 2018 5:58 AM


Guest staying long (by Sachin [MN]) Posted on: May 24, 2018 11:36 AM
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The tenant has brought in a friend to live in the leased property who will be staying as a guest. The friend _________________ has 2 children who also will be living with them in the property for three months. In addition to the 3 new long term guests, the guest also has brought 2 cats.

The tenant has agreed to pay $200 deposit per cat. For this $400 has been paid.

The owner (me) has let the guests stay in the month of May as he felt they were in need of help and the tenant was helping them out in a tough situation. The Leaser now has told the owner that they will stay additionally for 3 more months June, July, and August. In order to make this work for tenant, the tenant has agreed to pay an additional $240 per month rent for those months that the long-term guest will be staying.

--50.204.xxx.xx




Guest staying long (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: May 24, 2018 12:23 PM
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Sounds like credit/background check time, convert these people to residents with an occupancy addendum or depending on your lease write a new one to cover all them. What does your court do with addendums? Some allow and others don't, find out before you get the moveout surprise - of course keep your 3-4 month inspections going as usual and bill for damages in the next rent cycle so the original tenant can feel the joy of sharing with friends who break stuff. --76.188.xxx.xx




Guest staying long (by David [KY]) Posted on: May 24, 2018 12:39 PM
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Two cats is horrifying. Your place will stink to holy heck. Run.... --173.239.xxx.xxx




Guest staying long (by NC INVESTOR [NC]) Posted on: May 24, 2018 1:17 PM
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Check your local and state laws. Many states regard "guests" as tenants after 30 days of continuous occupancy, if they receive their mail at the residence and/or if they have no other legal residence. Payment is not a requirement to claim tenancy status.

After 30 days your tenant will have to file for eviction if the guest and children refuse to leave voluntarily. --71.75.xx.xx




Guest staying long (by Moshe [CA]) Posted on: May 24, 2018 1:33 PM
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In general, having guests, long-term or short-term, is a privilege of enjoying one's home, which includes rented property. CA allows owner to limit "occupancy" (not guests) to specified individuals by lease agreement. So it is necessary to agree in the lease what is the difference between guest and occupant. Check your local law.

--47.139.xx.xxx




Guest staying long (by Sachin [MN]) Posted on: May 24, 2018 1:58 PM
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Who would i check with for State Laws in MN regarding this. Or do i have to hire a lawyer for this ? --50.204.xxx.xx




Guest staying long (by NC INVESTOR [NC]) Posted on: May 24, 2018 2:23 PM
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Google renters and long term guests in MN. There are several scenarios about removing long term guests from a rental and most of the burden falls to the renter on lease. On the list of remedies is for the renter to file for eviction which could backfire on your tenant since courts have been known to require the tenant on lease removed as well.

If the guest does not pay any rent then your tenant would need to give them 3 months notice. However, if they do pay rent (sub-lease) to your tenant then they only require 30 days notice which must be given 30 days prior to their next rent due date.

I suggest you learn the intricacies of this and discuss them with your tenant. It is unlikely they know the issues that can arise without a written agreement.

A landlord/tenant attorney could educate you and help draft any needed paperwork. --71.75.xx.xx




Guest staying long (by small potatoes [NY]) Posted on: May 24, 2018 2:55 PM
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and collect a pet fee not a deposit, + additional deposit to reflect increased rent. Agree to screen the guests if you lease and state law convert them to tenants after 30 days and do background checks. --24.194.xx.xx




Guest staying long (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: May 24, 2018 7:13 PM
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Saqchin asked --> Who would i check with for State Laws in MN regarding this. <--, this is stuff you need to have printed and read before opening for business, now you should print out local and state tenant rules - place into a 3ring binder and flip over for the state laws, this is your quick reference guide - read it backwards and forwards to find how the rules work for you in this and other scenarios, some folks will play a card game gambling a 90,000 bux ante and not know the rules to the game, don't be that person. --76.188.xxx.xx




Guest staying long (by Sachin [MN]) Posted on: May 25, 2018 5:58 AM
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Thank you all for your knowledge share. I will talk to a counsel and read the proper laws in MN. Then most probably add them to lease. --50.204.xxx.xx





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